UP Professor and Maritime Law expert Jay Batongbacal'>Prof Jay Batongbacal on journalists not being allowed to document GemVer Uno voyage: "That appears to be an undue and prior restraint on press freedom, on a matter of public interest." | via @chinogaston
Maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal says not calling out China's latest harassment "is tantamount to a public surrender of Philippine interest in Scarborough Shoal."
Maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal says not calling out China's latest harassment 'is tantamount to a public surrender of Philippine interest in Scarborough Shoal'
"This is just so WRONG on several levels. When will someone stop Panelo from speaking out of turn on matters of foreign policy?" said UP Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Jay Batongbacal'>Sea Director Jay Batongbacal.
In a series of tweets, Jay Batongbacal said Panelo's remarks were ill-advised and could harm Philippine foreign policy on an issue as sensitive as Philippine rights in the West Philippine Sea. READ MORE:
The Philippine government can ask for more in the proposed 60-40 sharing agreement in the joint oil exploration deal with China in the West Philippine Sea, says maritime expert Prof. Jay Batongbacal. #ANCEarlyEdition
The PH should be careful to maintain all control in the joint oil exploration with China, maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal warned. Relinquishing any form of control in the development exploration may be a sign of "giving up" sovereign rights, he said. #ANCRecap
Maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal: “We aren’t joking when we say that if we do not stop Chinese fishers from our seas, they will likely drain all our marine resources in just a few years.” #WestPHSea Read:
Maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal slammed China for its claims that they had been 'besieged by 7 or 8 Filipino fishing boats' as 'amateur attempts to shift the blame' in the hit-and-run incident. Read here: